It is hard to be patient when you are hurting from a perceived rejection by the addicted loved one.
I thought I deserved to suffer, but when I discovered the true purpose of suffering, it was transformational.
Waking up in a jail cell with little to no recollection of how you got there really isn’t anyone’s ides of a good time.
I know it’s bad, but once you start, it’s a really hard habit to break.
Andy Bodle tries cocaine for the first time and feels like a winner.
For Drew Diaz, trouble with alcohol began early.
How you can help protect your kids from drug addiction, by telling them why you used.
Aaron Brinker changes a family tradition of silence around alcohol abuse, by telling the story of how he also became an alcoholic.
After recognizing cravings and their triggers, learn to alleviate the discomfort.
I’ve finally realized I’m no longer ‘one of the lads’ but a ‘binge drinking father figure.’
Addiction shatters relationships all the time—and the only way to put them back together is by being there, giving time, and staying positive.
To prepare myself for writing today I watched some Internet porn.
Why Mike Nicholson took a self-imposed hiatus from drinking, how his friends responded, and what he learned from the experience.
After four years sober, cracks begin to appear in Erik Christian’s façade of normalcy.
White-knuckling his way through sobriety was burning him out, until Erik Christian returned to his youthful creative passions.
Nick Florest concludes his series on addiction with a question: What does your ideal day look like?